Richard Dawkins, whom Discover magazine recently called "Darwin's Rottweiler" for his fierce and effective defense of evolution, now turns his considerable intellect on religion, denouncing its faulty logic and the suffering it causes. He eviscerates the major arguments for religion and demonstrates the supreme improbability of a supreme being. He shows how religion fuels war, foments bigotry, and abuses children, buttressing his points with historical and contemporary evidence. In so doing, he makes a compelling case that belief in God is not just irrational, but potentially deadly.
In this seminal account, acclaimed historian Karen Armstrong discusses the conception, gestation, and life of history's most powerful book—the Bible. This is a brilliant, captivating book, crucial in an age of declining faith and rising fundamentalism.
The Life and Spiritual Vision of Pope Francis, First Pope from the Americas
Robert Moynihan R. C. Bray
From Robert Moynihan, the founder and editor of Inside the Vatican magazine, comes an enlightening introduction to the life and spiritual teachings of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, the first pope of the Americas.
A Memoir of Polygamy, Prophets, and Blood Atonement
Irene Spencer Laural Merlington
In this shocking follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Shattered Dreams, Irene Spencer tells the full story of her brother-in-law Ervil LeBaron and his unimaginable reign of terror and violence in their polygamist community.